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Facebook introduces verified pages and profiles

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facebook-iconFacebook has taken a leaf out of Twitter’s book and launched verified pages and profiles to establish the genuine identity of celebrities and other high-profile users.

A small white tick inside a blue circle beside a person’s name will signify a verified account on their timelines, in search results and everywhere else on Facebook.

This will give other users an easily visible way to ensure the profile is authentic and not a fake account.

These verifications are identified by Facebook and, like verified accounts on Twitter, cannot be requested by users.

Facebook verified accounts will be recognised with a tick

It is assigned to well know public figures like celebrities, journalists, government officials, businesses and popular brands.

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